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How An Iowa Small Town Became An Art Oasis05:11
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Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum Director Trish Okamoto with sculptor Brad Howe's 'Wall of Eyes' -- which one Clarinda farmer at first mistook for air-conditioning ducts. (C.J. Janovy/KCUR)
Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum Director Trish Okamoto with sculptor Brad Howe's 'Wall of Eyes' -- which one Clarinda farmer at first mistook for air-conditioning ducts. (C.J. Janovy/KCUR)
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A couple hours due north of Kansas City, Missouri, amid rolling agricultural fields, you’ll find Clarinda, Iowa.

It has a regional health center, small colleges, a correctional facility and a few farm-equipment dealerships. But lately, as C.J. Janovy from Here & Now contributor KCUR reports, Clarinda has become a contemporary art destination.

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C.J. Janovy, arts reporter for KCUR in Kansas City. She tweets @cjjanovy.

This segment aired on September 14, 2016.

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